Uffizi and Accademia Gallery small group tour with a local guide

Uffizi and Accademia Gallery small group tour with a local guide

4.8/5
Excellent
Based on 20 reviews
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$107.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English , Italian
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 3 hours
Do this because
  • Visit two of the top art museums in Italy, the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia
  • Dive into the Renaissance and explore masterpieces by da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's David and other treasures at the Accademia Gallery
  • Gain deeper understanding behind the paintings and learn about the Medici family
  • Enjoy a smaller group tour led by an expert local guide with an unrivalled knowledge of the Uffizi and Accademia Gallery
What to expect

Get ready to be whisked back in time to the era of revolutionary art and epic talent of the Renaissance – at not one, but two of the hottest art spots in the world: the Accademia and the Uffizi. Elena, one of our expert local guides, says, ‘This is the crème de la crème of Renaissance artwork. We’ll explore how top-tier artists used their art to tell powerful stories – with a sneak peek into the lives of the mighty Medici family.’

Prepare to be wowed at the first stop of the tour, at the Uffizi Gallery – this museum really packs a punch. Follow your local expert hall after hall, checking out works of legends like Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Caravaggio, and Titian. You’ll have the chance to learn how they shaped the Renaissance scene as well as the meaning behind this epic art collected by the Medicis – you’ll practically be itching to grab a paintbrush yourself.

Next, you'll head over to the Accademia Gallery – it’s like stepping into a treasure trove here. Stroll through its seven halls and admire everything from paintings and frescoes in the Hall of Colossus, to Michelangelo's unfinished statues, and shimmering gold gothic works. But the real star of the show? It has to be Michelangelo’s David. Standing tall and proud, this A-class talent was carved from a single block of marble by the genius himself when he was just 26, and you’ll be snapping up pics like there’s no tomorrow.

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What's included
  • check 3-hour small group tour
  • check Friendly and knowledgeable local guide
  • check Skip-the-line tickets to the Uffizi and Academia galleries
  • check Cup of coffee at Caffè Revoir in Piazza delle Signoria
  • check Headset (for groups of more than 5 people)
Where

Via Lambertesca 2, 50122 Florence FI, Italy

Meeting point:
Meet your TUI destination insider 10 minutes before departure at the Uffizi courtyard in front of door Number 3. They will be holding a TUI sign or flag. Please do not go directly to the main entrance of the Uffizi Gallery. The meeting point is on the opposite end of the main entrance.
What to remember
  • Students must carry a valid student card
  • Tickets are subject to availability. Book in good time to secure the date of your choice
  • You'll visit both galleries in a small group of up to 9 guests – the reduced size gives you a personalized experience away from the crowds
  • When you choose a combination ticket you will have the opportunity to visit the following attractions during the 5 days following your guided tour: Galleria Palatina, Museo del Resoro del Granduca, Galleria di Arte Moderna, Galleria del Costume, Giardino di Boboli, Giardino Bardini, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Opificio delle Pietre Dure
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Provider
MusementUffiziSmall
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.8/5

Based on 20 reviews from verified customers

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  • Italiavenn

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Solo traveler

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Måtte vente noe i kø

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Very knowledgeable and interesting guide

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - May 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    The tour was very interesting and our guide was knowledgeable and very friendly.

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - April 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Gary Holmes

    From United States of America - April 2024

    45 - 54 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Laura was knowledgeable, happy, and knew her history. Also small group so much nicer

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - April 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Il tour è stato bellissimo per i tantissimi capolavori che abbiamo avuto modo di apprezzare grazie alla competenza ed alla disponibilità della prepara ...

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